religous freedom bill http://wfpl.org en Kentucky 'Religious Freedom' Bill Goes to Beshear, Critics Warn It May Gut Civil Rights Protections http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-religious-freedom-bill-goes-beshear-critics-warn-it-may-gut-civil-rights-protections <p>After a lengthy partisan battle that lasted hours into the night, <a href="/post/will-kentucky-religious-freedom-bill-gut-protections-women-minorities-and-gay-residents">a bill that would allow Kentuckians to ignore laws that they say violate their religious beliefs</a> cleared the state Senate.</p><p>Supporters say the "Religious Freedom Act" sponsored by Rep. Robert Damron, D-Nicholasville, would protect religion from government encroachment. WFPL's Phillip Bailey reported earlier this week:</p><p></p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 05:48:24 +0000 Rae Hodge 4392 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky 'Religious Freedom' Bill Goes to Beshear, Critics Warn It May Gut Civil Rights Protections